Brexit is officially upon us. Today, Theresa May will formally trigger Article 50, the process that begins the UK's withdrawal from the EU. We asked three Brits living in Cologne, how Brexit is going to affect them.
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Time to pay for your ticket to ride
Schwarzfahren just got more expensive. Time to stop pretending you're just another hapless foreigner and start paying the price.
Look into my eyes…
There are all kinds of rules around saying cheers in Germany but the most important one is to make sure you make eye contact with all the people you’re saying cheers to, one by one, as you clink their glass. Why? It’s very simple. If you don’t, you will have seven years of bad sex. … Continue reading Look into my eyes…
The red rule
Ever been shouted at by a pensioner for crossing the road when the pedestrian light was red? Or worse still, had a kid wag their finger at you for crossing before the green man showed? In Germany there are two reasons why you don’t cross on red. The first can be hard for foreigners to … Continue reading The red rule